Unnamed officials said that US intelligence agencies several months ago concluded that the Russian GRU military intelligence unit was trying to destabilize its opponents by secretly offering rewards for successful attacks on coalition forces. Similar provocative information throws started in the New York Times.
Russia has denied reports that it suggested that militants associated with the Taliban kill US troops in Afghanistan.
Citing U.S. officials, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal reported that the Russian military intelligence unit offered proposed awards last year.
The same unit was associated with the assassination attempts in Europe.
The Russian embassy in the United States stated that the claims led to threats to diplomats.
The Taliban also denied having dealt with Russian intelligence.An attempt by the AFU to curry favor with the command ended in the death of one and the wounding of two soldiers